IU Returns to Chicago for Windon Memorial Classic
Oct. 5, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University men's golf team travels to the Windon Memorial Classic on Sunday-Monday, Oct. 7-8, in Glencoe, Ill. The event will be hosted by Northwestern University and played at the Lake Shore Country Club. The course is set up as a par 71 with a yardage of 6,667.
The event consists of three rounds, 36 holes played on Sunday and the final 18 holes taking place on Monday. Eleven teams will join Northwestern and No. 22 Indiana in the field, including Big Ten rivals Michigan, No. 35 Minnesota and Purdue. DePaul, Kansas, Kent State, Marquette, Missouri, New Mexico, Northern Illinois and SMU round out the field.
Tournament play begins Sunday with a shotgun first-round start. The second 18 opens with a shotgun start following the completion of the opening round. On Monday, the final round commences with teams teeing off from the 1st and 10th tees.
This is the 10th year of the Windon Memorial Classic. The inaugural event took place back in 1993, as Kent State captured the team championship and Stanford great Casey Martin earned medalist honors. SMU captured the team title last season, and the Mustangs Colt Knost collected the individual championship.
Complete tournament results will be made available on the web at IUHoosiers.com following each round. Additionally, there will be live scoring for the tournament available through www.golfstat.com. For more information, contact Jeff Keag at (812) 855-6209 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Time Out
No. 13 Oklahoma State took home the team title at 857 (292-275-290), seven strokes ahead of Texas (289-281-294). IU opened the tournament with the lowest round in the 12-team field and closed the event with the second-lowest 18-hole tally.
Indiana finished ahead of defending national champion and No. 5 Stanford, No. 8 Duke, No. 9 Florida State, No. 12 Tennessee, No. 14 Arizona State and the additional three Big Ten teams in the challenging field - Illinois, Purdue and Northwestern. The Hoosiers are now 8-7 against top-25 teams this season.
Back In The Top 10
After recording eight top 10s last season and 13 in his brief two years in Bloomington, Campillo collected his first top 10 of the 2007-08 season at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate. The Caceres, Spain, native shot a 215 (69-76-70) to tie for fifth place.
On the season, the 2007 Palmer Cupper is leading the Hoosiers with a 72.25 scoring average. Campillo also has a team-best 10 top-five finishes in his career. Hoosiers In The Rankings
After being ranked 26th nationally in Golfweek's first rankings of the season, the Hoosiers improved to No. 22 after its third-place finish at the Olympia Field/Fighting Illini Invitational. IU is the third-highest rated Big Ten team behind 18th-ranked Penn State and 21st-ranked Michigan State.
IU also sits 15th in Golfstat's first rankings this season. The Hoosiers have improved their standing each week while playing perhaps the toughest fall schedule in the program's history.
Brandon At His Best
At the Wolf Run Intercollegiate, Brandon finished runner-up with a score of 1-under-par 212 (68-69-75). It was the second-best finish of his career, the sixth top 10 of his career and his fourth top-five finish.
Brandon, who is in the No. 2 spot in the lineup this week, is second on the Hoosiers with a 73.17 scoring average in 12 rounds.
Martin holds a 74.00 scoring average and has carried the momentum he gained from a successful summer of golf, where he qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship and finished third overall and as the low amateur at the Ohio Open Championship.
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